The Horn of Plenty Country House Hotel

£1850 - £18000 for a package
Up to 95
16 Bedrooms
Exclusive Use
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COVID-19 Update
We're closed at the moment, but working from home and more than happy to answer any questions. Alternatively please have a look at our virtual showaround video, which will give you a good idea of what your Big Day might look like.
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Specialists in bespoke weddings for 2 - 95 guests. Stunning views, 5 acre gardens, newly refurbished rooms & terraces. Design your own menu with Head Chef!
Pricing & Costs

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Prices Start At
Maximum Price
Number of Guests Included
£13K based on 50 guests with exclusive use of the hotel and gardens, overnight accommodation (16 bedrooms), ceremony room set up, welcome drink, canapes, multi-course bespoke wedding breakfast, wine, toast, tea/coffee, evening buffet, linens, furniture and your wedding planner. Part day and Micro wedding options also available from £1,850. Cost estimates for other guest numbers on request
What is included in this pricing:
Exclusive use
Canapés included
Furniture included
Guest accommodation included
Wine / soft drinks allowance per guest
Multiple course wedding breakfast
Wedding coordinator available on the day
Non consumables (e.g. linen, lights etc.)
Couple accommodation included
Features & Capacity


Venue Type
Country House
Manor House
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
No. of Bedrooms
Sleeps No. of People
Bridal Suite
Honeymoon Suite
Usual Access Time
Usual Finish Time
Late Night Extension


Landscaped Gardens
Exclusive Use
Marquee Permitted
Bridal Changing Facilities
Disabled Access
On-Site Parking
Outdoor Reception Space
In-House Wedding Coordinator

Food and Drink

Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
In-House Wine List
In-house Catering
Alcohol Licence

Ceremony & Reception

Sound System Available
Fireworks Permitted
Wedding Licence
Dancefloor Available
Confetti Permitted
Full Description
With stunning views overlooking the Tamar Valley, exceptional food, beautiful interiors and 5 acres of grounds, The Horn of Plenty on the Devon/Cornwall border offers a romantic and highly flexible venue for your wedding. 3 x winner of "Devon Wedding Venue of the Year" in the South West Wedding Awards, based entirely on feedback from recent brides and grooms. This independently owned 4 star hotel also has 2 AA rosettes, with wedding guests regularly commenting that their wedding breakfast here was the best they’ve ever tasted. The venue has 4 rooms licensed for Civil Ceremonies and Partnerships and can accommodate 2 -90 guests in the main house, or up to 200 guests in a marquee on the lawn. Outside wedding ceremonies are also available, weather permitting, offering gorgeous views over the Tamar Valley. The hotel will create a bespoke package completely tailored to your needs, from a small, intimate gathering to a large exclusive use wedding. We will invite you to meet with Head Chef and design your own bespoke wedding breakfast menu. Do get in touch, we would love to hear from you and help to plan your big day. Please call Julie or Shirna on 01822 832528 or email

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Julie and Shirna
We'd love to help, so if you'd like to arrange a showaround, and/or receive an indicative cost estimate, please call us on 01822 832 528 or email


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
Between 30 and 50
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
Emma and Tom
Married in June 2021
June 2021
Blown away!
Now that we have started to come back down to earth after a truly amazing weekend of celebrations, we would like to take the opportunity to thank you. From the moment we visited, we were blown away by the Horn of Plenty and fell in love with your beautiful location the moment we entered the drive. Despite Covid-19 causing numerous disruptions, restrictions and changes along the way, all of you have been utterly fantastic every step of the way and met our every need. You’ve been patient, reassuring, positive, optimistic and excellent communicators throughout and we couldn’t thank you enough. You made us feel confident that we would be able to have the perfect day, whilst catering to our every need (or demand rather) in a both professional and personal way. In addition to this, it goes without saying your hospitality, food, service and everything in between has been second to none, we couldn’t of asked for a better wedding day or venue to be married. The ceremony was beautiful and we are so thankful for your patience with the set up to ensure we were able to marry outside, just as we always wanted. Thank goodness the sun put his hat on in the end. It was so special. So, to conclude, thank you to every single person at the Horn of Plenty that contributed to making our day the most special day to date. Tom and I had the most amazing lead up and day for our wedding. We couldn’t of been happier with everything you did for us and cannot thank you all enough. Each of our guests commented on how friendly, helpful and professional the whole team were and how you all went above and beyond to make our day perfect. Thank you. We certainly look forward to returning in months to come to reflect on our wedding day and continue to make memories at your beautiful establishment. For now, take care of yourselves and enjoy the summer months to come which we are sure will be filled with many more amazing weddings. We wish you all the best and look forward to seeing you again in the near future. Best wishes, Emma & Tom
Kate and Tom Smith
Married in November 2020
December 2020
BEST day
From the bottom of our hearts we just wanted to thank you all for giving us the BEST day of our lives. Our wedding say was absolutely perfect – you are a special team and we can not wait to visit again soon!
Rebecca and Ryan Mcguire
Married in November 2020
December 2020
Amazing... and great value for money!
Thank you so much to you and all your team at the Horn of Plenty. We have had the best stay. The wedding itself was amazing. It ran like clockwork! The decorations looked amazing, everyone loved the food, all my suppliers were well treated. Honestly could not fault our experience with you at all. You have been so flexible and accommodating, giving us such an amazing day for real value for money. The 6 course taster menu and breakfast each day were a particular highlight!
Helen and Johannes Vrouwes
Married in October 2020
October 2020
Absolutely perfect
The Horn of Plenty is exceptional in every way. It is set in beautiful grounds, tucked away and is so peaceful and idyllic. We had an elopement wedding there a couple of days ago and it went very smoothly. Julie and Damien were our witnesses and also took some photos and video for us. The attention to detail was fantastic. The entire team of staff are so professional and courteous and polite! They were all a real credit to Julie and Damien. Special mention also to Mandy who was so friendly and just lovely to chat with! Nothing was too much trouble! Our room (3) was gorgeous and spacious. The balcony is huge. So is the bathroom! Everything at the hotel is so elegant and sophisticated and we were very impressed. The food is out of this world, served in a spacious dining room with excellent views over the gardens and valley beyond. There is also a lovely new terrace area to enjoy if the weather is good! The Horn of Plenty made our stay and wedding absolutely perfect and we will never forget it. We were sad to leave!! We hope to return one day to enjoy this very special oasis. Our sincere thanks to Julie and her entire hard working team for making our visit so very special and memorable!!
Claire and Simon
Married in July 2020
August 2020
A wedding in COVID:
When we initially started to plan our Wedding at this beautiful venue, back In January 2020, we could not have predicted what would happen 8 weeks later: COVID to hold. We had always intended a small intimate wedding with 13 family members and the Horn of Plenty was not only a beautiful venue with an excellent reputation for an intimate wedding, but more importantly it gave value for money. On looking at a number of other venues we struggled with how they could charge so much for so little and seem to penalise you for wanting a small wedding. The wedding team at the Horn of Plenty listened to what we wanted, gave us suggestions and more that we ever expected. Then the COVID pandemic took hold resulting in uncertainty, and for many couples having to cancel or rethink their large and extravagant wedding. For us with having a small wedding there was a small chance it may go ahead. During this period of waiting , 'The Horn Of Plenty, kept us updated and reassurance that in the invent of it not going ahead they would work with us to find an alternative date. Leading up to the 23rd of July it became apparent that there was a high probability that our wedding could go ahead but with restrictions , again the team worked with us to find reasonable adjustments that would keep us and their staff safe but not compromising us from having the day that we had planned. The day came and at no point did we feel that we were still in the middle of a pandemic or unsafe. The hotel went above and beyond to make it a special day. There is nothing that we can find fault with the day, the hotel , the grounds and the amazing staff.
Mr and Mr Daniel Lewis Skinner
Married in March 2020
April 2020
Marvellous wedding!
We had a marvellous time and our guests loved everything .….Thanks again for a marvellous wedding
Location & Contact Details


Gulworthy, Tavistock, Devon, PL19 8JD, England

Travel Notes

If coming from the A38/Plymouth, head for Tavistock via Yelverton. Don't follow your sat nav or you'll be sent a shorter but scarey route involving a steep and narrow country lane!

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Press & Awards


One of The Times’s “Top 40 Places to Stay in Britain” 2019

Accreditations / Associations (2)

AA 4 star hotel
2 AA rosettes for culinary excellence

Industry Awards (3)

"Best Wedding Venue " - Good Hotel Guide Editors Choice 2021, 2019, 2018
UK Small Hotel of the Year – Visit England – Runner Up – 2015
"Best Wedding Venue in Devon", South West Wedding Awards 2019, 2016, 2013

Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?

A summer fayre with live jazz on the lawn, afternoon tea canapes, a tug of war, coconut shy, welly wanging, quoits, croquet and lots of traditional fairground games,

What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?

Put yourselves first, it's your Big Day!

What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?

Pig racing in the evening - the couple love a flutter, so involved everyone - got everyone laughing so hard!

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Elegant, foodie, relaxed, intimate, helpful,

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

Overlooking the Tamar Valley (especially at sunset)

Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?

David Bowie stayed here.... (under previous owners, regrettably)

What’s your favourite canapé?

Cheesy fondue balls

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

Pulled pork baps and a cheeseboard!

What is your venue's most unique feature?

The views

What part of your business are you most proud of?

Making every wedding bespoke to each couple, including your own completely bespoke wedding menu, with a choice of 3 options for each course.

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